Electrical Technician Job Careers – Soroti Fruits Limited (SOFTE)

Organisation: Soroti
Fruits Limited (SOFTE)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Assistant Manager Technical Services
About US:
Soroti Fruits
Limited (SOFTE) is a fruit processing plant and a subsidiary of Uganda
Development Corporation (UDC). The company will also produce ready to drink
fruit juice as well as concentrates from Ugandan produced fruits notably
Oranges, Mangoes and Pineapples.
Job Summary:
The Electrical Technician will be designing new electrical systems and ensure
that all electrical systems are operating efficiently, undertake scheduled and
breakdown maintenance of electrical components and systems of all manufacturing
equipment or plants
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of the overall electrical systems maintenance team
  • Designing electrical operating systems and maintenance including the
    required calibration strategies, procedures and methods
  • Planning and undertaking scheduled electrical maintenance
  • Diagnosing electrical affiliated breakdown problems and provide
    solutions where applicable
  • Work closely with the assistant manager production in conducting on
    the spot quality assurance systems inspections and audit
  • Generate specialist procurement of electrical fixtures, fittings or
    components; controlling maintenance tools, stores and equipment; monitoring
    and controlling maintenance costs
  • Dealing with emergency and unplanned electrical equipment breakdown
    and repairs
  • Writing maintenance strategies to help with installation and
    commissioning guidelines
  • In liaison with the mechanical engineer and lead in the repairing
    and equipment maintenance
  • Supervising, mentoring, motivating and guiding of technical services
  • In liaison with the mechanical engineer draw and managing approved
    budgets under the technical services department
  • Ensuring compliance to s health and safety regulations.
  • Creating maintenance procedures
  • In liaison with the mechanical Engineer, manage equipment stocks and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor’s Degree Electrical Engineering of a related field is an
    added advantage
  • Five years of factory experience in electrical repairs and
    maintenance experience in a food fruits processing FMCG factory
  • Ability to positively deliver under pressure
  • Teamwork and Good leadership skills
  • Adequate IT and Analytical skills
How to Apply:
accompanied with detailed curriculum Vitae, copies of academic transcripts and
certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees should be
addressed to
The Chief Executive
Soroti Fruits
Plot 1-4, Pineapple
Road, Soros Industrial & Business Park, Arapai,
P.O.Box 154, Soroti.
Email to:
Deadline: 22nd March 2019
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